The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 127 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.037% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 0.28% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +35.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
311 353 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.19% 13.08% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 215 173
Average daily rate £330 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £27.60 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £450 -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) WCAG
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) QA Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center